Category Archives: Error Messages

Diskette drive 0 seek failure

After replacing a CMOS battery on a seven year old computer, running Windows 8.1, I started getting the above error message. I first was concerned that my hard drive was fried, but the computer seemed to boot correctly and run … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With My Computer? The Router-Modem

A friend of mine was having trouble with his computer and he brought it over to my house for me to test for viruses and do a general update. What I found was that even though this was an older … Continue reading

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iTouch with WiFi Problems

One of my great insomniac sleep tricks is to watch Netflix movies on my iTouch. Especially with David Attenborough droning on and on about the latest critter, I quickly have droopy eyes. Lately though I’ve had connectivity issues with my … Continue reading

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Delayed Write Errors

If you move large files, you may get a “Delayed Write Error” if you close down too quickly or disconnect one of the drives. Here’s how to fix the problem from Microsoft: To resolve this issue, turn off the “Enable … Continue reading

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